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MONSANTO, FARM GROUPS SUE OVER LABEL WARNINGS

Monsanto and farm groups today filed suit against California to stop the state from requiring cancer warnings on products containing glyphosate. California added glyphosate to its list of cancer-causing chemicals in July and will require that products containing the chemical carry warnings by July 2018. (Reuters)

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FOOD WASTE

A lot of people misunderstand the dates on food packages. Those dates are actually a manufacturer’s best guess as to when a product is at its freshest. Often products can be eaten days, weeks and months after those dates, depending on the product. More at the NPR Food blog.

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ANTI-GMO SWINDLE

Cute labels saying products haven’t been genetically modified are designed to profit off of fear, not protect you with science, writes Michael Shulson in a Daily Beast article: http://thebea.st/1BG5BNG.

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GMO LABELING

A recent Cornell University study shows how mandatory labels for foods made with genetically modified ingredients would cost families in one state hundreds of additional dollars each year at the grocery store

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